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Officials appeal for Poles to keep an eye on homeless

PR dla Zagranicy
Victoria Bieniek 02.12.2017 13:29
The Government Security Centre has appealed to people to keep an eye on the homeless as cold weather sets in after heavy snowfall cut power to some 60,000 homes on Saturday morning.
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The centre asked to be informed about people in need of assistance, including the homeless, elderly, people who live alone or drunk people who fall asleep outdoors, after two people froze to death on Friday.

In a statement, the Government Security Centre said that 111 people froze to death last winter.

The centre added that shelters had been set up across the country offering a bed and warm meal to those in need and that a hotline had been opened to offer advice on keeping warm. (vb/pk)

Source: PAP

tags: Snow, winter
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